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CNN
Aug 7, 2011 12:00pm EDT
of forbes, inc., steve forbes. then washington from afar with california governor jerry brown. >> the washington of today is suffering and experiencing a governability crisis. >> and the week seen through the prism of 2012 politics with former obama adviser aknee that dunn and former republican congress tom davis. plus, retired admiral mike mcconnell on the looming dangers of international cyber attacks. i'm candy crowley, and this is "state of the union." a better than expected jobs report was the only upbeat economic note this week, and it was pushed off the front pages when one of the three big credit ratings, standard & poor's, downgraded the u.s. government's credit rating, the first time that's ever happened. >> it's a matter of the medium and long-term budget position of the united states that needs to be brought under control, not the immediate fiscal position, it's the one that centers on entitlements and its entitlement reform or having the matching revenues to pay for those entitlements. that's at the crux of the matter. >> larry summers, treasury secretary under pr
CNN
Aug 7, 2011 9:00am EDT
rerecession, with larry summers, and steve forbes. and then washington from afar with california governor, jerry brown. >> the washington of today is suffering and experiencing a crisis. >> and then plus, retired admiral, mike mcconnell, on the looming dangers of international cyber attacks. i am candy crowley, and this is state of the union. a better than expected jobs report was the only upbeat economic note this week, and it was downgraded. that's the first time that ever happened. >> it's a matter of the medium and long-term budget position of the united states that needs to be brought under control, not the immediate fiscal position, it's the one that centers on entitlements and its entitlement reform or having the matching revenues to match the entitlements. >> we have treasury secretary under president lynn clinton, and steve forbes, the president and ceo of forbes ing, and a former presidential candidate. thank you both. i cannot think of two men better to try and explain to me what to make of the downgrading of the u.s. government's credit rating. let's start with you, steve. >>
CBS
Aug 7, 2011 7:00pm EDT
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ABC
Aug 7, 2011 6:30pm EDT
seen a lot of lightning in the last we are on - hours so storm watch. steve? >> we've been tracking the weather here at the weather center all afternoon. finally ews, they're beginning to fizzle out a little bit. but look at these rain totals. alarm.an inch at .9 ndria, a little over inches. he latest doppler radar, abc 7 ve super doppler radar looking at the heavier thunderstorm activity. arlington, fairfax. and y for now but a few more howers and thunderstorms underway. plus, a sizzling hot monday on the way. my full forecast in a few minutes. >> thank you, steve. turning now to the tragedy in afghanistan. we are learning more tonight to the deadly up military helicopter in eastern afghanistan, killing least 30 americans, many of elite y seals from the eam six. richard reeves joins us with more. >> military sources say those who were killed in the helicopters had completed their -- ion and were on they base way back to a home was hit. chopper forces are searching the fire on whoever opened the chin nook. hitting hard at home. >> he loved all his friends -- tears and hugs today in
FOX
Aug 7, 2011 7:00am PDT
send it to steve to see in these conditions will hang with us for a while. >> yeah. at least for the morning hours. if you do not have fog, it's cool out. temperatures in the 50s and low clouds and fog, that is just the pattern so far this year. lows are starting off in the 50s or low 60s and no doubt about it, west winds or west southwest wind. cloudy and around noon, fog or sun, we will see it burning back to the coast. and sunny and breezy and temperatures below average especially inland. a lot of 50s here and low 60ss and there's a good sea -- low 60s and there's a good sea breeze. a system in northern california picked up storm activity. right there. that moves out. and left behind, drizzle. windy at times, 50s, 60s and 70s or low 80s. these are areas and locations inland that are supposed to be close to 90. fog, sun and breezy and we will continue it toward the middle and end of the week that we will see warmer inland temperatures. >>> two formerly conjoined twins are celebrating a milestone this weekend. they celebrated their 10th birthday yesterday. they were joined at th
FOX
Aug 6, 2011 11:00pm EDT
decay. steve israel sees it differently. he says quote until this group of road block republicans force speaker boehner to walk away from a deal america never came to the brink of a default and never experienced a down grade. the down grade is a direct result of the road block republicans. the congressional debt committee was assigned a task of recommending new cuts. >>> right now, the news edge is everywhere at 11:00. the us military suffers its single biggest loss since the start of the war in afghanistan 10 years ago. a nato helicopter was shot down killing 30 americans. 20 of them were members of the navy seal six team the unit that took out osama bin laden in may. the taliban says it shut down the helicopter using rocket fire. >>> albert gray was released from a military prison today. charles granner served more than six and-a-half years of his 10-year term and will be under the supervision of a probation officer until 2014. the army isn't releasing any information about his whereabouts. >>> check out this video from london. two police cars go up in flames in a crowd of more
FOX
Aug 6, 2011 11:15pm EDT
one over for the tournament tied for 38. his former caddy, steve williams, who he recently fired is now with aussy adam scott looking like a pretty good partnership. scott tied for the first after two rounds. this moved him to 11 under and ended a tie with then leader ishakawa. you can't draw this up much better, folks. he birdies, scott shoots 66 and is a leader at 12 under. >>> the mason semifinals, donald young taking on stefanik, young with his first winner, but stefanik just too much. he takes the first set 6-3. this is match point, and young, his return goes into the net. stefanik wins 6-3, 6-3. and he will go to the finals. >>> we need another break. coming up, my one-on-one with nose tackle gary cofield. stick around.  >> mls action, duane rosario and dc united hosting toronto fc. two goals last saturday at san jose. tonight, more of the same, 64th minute, united gets a 2-1 lead. 88th minute, toronto up 3-2. rosario on for the pk. he buries that, a hat trick for him and a draw for united. 3-3 is the final. >>> the mystics are taking on the new
NBC
Aug 7, 2011 6:30pm EDT
both sides of the atlantic. steve, does this downgrade from s&p hit americans' pocketbooks at home or not? >> there's plenty of confusion and concern about that, carl. we've never been in a situation where the world's benchmark debt, the united states, has been downgraded. so anybody who claims to know what they're talking about here, probably is making it up. there is concern, though, about interest rates, mortgage interest rates, credit card interest rates, some concern it may go up. but i will tell you, plenty of speculation on the other side that we've seen the worst of this. the market anticipated this and it's going to digest this latest bad news with pretty good equality the way it has with other things. >> michelle, steve, thanks. a quick program note there will be special coverage tonight on the markets, beginning at 8:00 p.m. eastern on cnbc. >>> tonight we're learning more about the attack on a u.s. helicopter in afghanistan that claimed the lives of 30 americans in the deadliest single incident since the ten-year war began. for that we go to nbc's ati atiya abaoui in londo
ABC
Aug 7, 2011 10:00am EDT
around. steve rattner, mastermind of the auto industry bailout. mellody hopson investment fund manager and tea party congressman jason chaffetz join george will and cokie roberts. >>> and the deadliest day in afghanistan. 33 troops perish as taliban shoots down a helicopter. >> announcer: live from the newseum in washington, "this week with christiane amanpour" starts right now. >>> welcome to the program. we have lots to get to today. but first, some news since your morning papers. the pentagon is starting to paint a fuller picture of what exactly happened on the deadliest attack on american forces since the start of the war in afghanistan nearly ten years ago. 30 americans and 8 afghans were killed yesterday when the taliban shot down their chinook helicopter. among the dead are 22 elite navy s.e.a.l.s. abc's foreign correspondent martha raddatz joins me with the very latest. what about thahacommunity, the forces and their families? >> this is such a small community. there are only 300 s.e.e.l.s on s.e.a.l. team 6. the most elite of the s.e.a.l. team. that is such a small gro
ABC
Aug 6, 2011 11:35pm EDT
years. he still loves his job. plus arch campbell reviews the changeup. >> i am steve rudin. the slow moving heavy rain showers are moving across the area. flash flood warnings until ♪ ♪ it's true. you never forget your first subaru. >>> for 59 years he has been caring people to and from the eastern shore. one man has been part of the bridge since it began in 1949. you may be surprised to find out how old he was when he started. >> he worked for the maryland state highway administration taking pictures of road projects. >>the has been taking pictures for the state since he was first hired to chronicle the construction of the bay bridge. >> it was 51 years ago. >> back in 1949, he had to lie about his age to get the job. >> i was 12 years of age. it was not a real problem because you did not need a birth certificate. >> his age was not the only barrier he crossed to get that job. >> the got the job because they knew what he was doing. he is taken thousands of pictures of the bay bridge. they are just a small percentage of the tens of thousands of pictures is taken of the past
FOX News
Aug 7, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. that has finger-pointing here in washington going into over drive. steve centanni has been monitoring the chatter. joins us with more on the blame game. >> reporter: lots of chatter. democrats and republicans blaming each other. david beers of standard & poor's says it is neither party. it is the financial and political landscape. he says it is a question of the worldwide economy too. >> a lot of what is worrying the markets is the unfolding story in europe. also, a perception a global perspective that the world economy may be slowing. i think the markets are reacting to a lot of factors not just what s&p said friday. >> reporter: beers suggest another downgrade is not out of the question. he predicts the debt burden of the u.s. government will continue rising for some years to come. for the political finger-pointing it 10 to be harsh with senator kerry laying the blame squarely on the tea party. >> there were some people in the republican party being, and mitch mcconnell admitted this, who wanted to default. he said there were people in his party who were willing to shoot the hostage
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2011 5:00am PDT
into the event on saturday. yesterday when iowa congressman steve king attended the pawlenty rally but then has high praise for another can data. >> the press overlooked the strength of ron paul's campaign. he's been campaigning in iowa more than four years. he has a solid organization. he'll place well. that's the measure the rest of the candidates are competing dpens. >> talks about ron paul. gunk he could be a serious contender? >> ron paul has a history of doing well in straw polls and basically being dismissed nonetheless. he has a loyal, active hard-core of supporters. he hasn't succeeded in his last campaign or this one in broadening that to a wider share of the electorate. if he wins the straw poll, the ames straw poll is different from any other and people have to contend with him. if he comes in third or even worse, there is probably going to be a tendency to continue to write him off as somebody who has a very narrow but intense base of support. >> i want to get to her man c man cain. >> i don't believe i need to win the straw poll but i believe i need to finish in the top t
CNN
Aug 7, 2011 5:00am EDT
dinner party with jack nicholson, john hamm, steve martin. >> john hamm is not really a celebrity. >> he's the biggest one out there. >> whatever. who else? >> steve martin, funniest guy, michaels and, my god, when it comes to movies, literally. >> he really is. he's a legend. >> he is fun. at a private dinner party as i would hope he is? >> yes, meaning he has moment where's he's kind of nutty and then super intelligent and then funny. you know, it was a full package. it was definitely a pinch myself moment. >> did you give him a lap dance? >> yes. and he gave me one and then it was 3:00 in the morning. >> you put yourself around too much. nicholson last night, me tonight. >> you're in good company. we were discussing about how in the world of social media, what kind of photo would get out there that could get you in trouble. >> yes. >> and in my case, there's no such thing. meaning there's nothing i could say that wouldn't frankly help my business. there's no photo out there. i could be doing anything improper with you or anyone you know and it would boost sales. >> cooper, you
FOX News
Aug 7, 2011 4:00pm PDT
woods' right-hand man before tiger showed him the door. tonight caddie steve williams celebrating. tiger left holding the bag. and we know now football season is a go. but a new rule could make it a whole lot more interesting according to some. how a different in speed could challenge the game of inches big time. ♪ >> talking about steve williams, who tiger woods fired last month after twelve years of caddie service. williams had been with tiger for sixteen world titles but today williams was at the sight of his new boss, adam scott, when he first his first u.s. championship, beating others by four shots. by the way, tiger finished 18 shots behind the leader and in 37th place. >>> let's talk more sports, shall we? big changes coming in the nfl. the first preseason game is just days away now. peter of the foxsports.com is here to give us the details. a major rule change. when i read about it, i thought we aren't going to see any kick off returns anymore. >> the nfl actually moved the kick-offs from the 35-yard line to 30-yard line -- i'm sorry, the 30-yard line to the 35-yard line meani
CNN
Aug 7, 2011 8:00am EDT
this weekend. the s&p downgrade, you will talk about this with steve forbes, right? >> yes, with steve foernz, as you know is ahead of forbes inc., and we will talk to larry summers who used to be the top economic adviser for president obama, and ask them what it all means. over the weekend i spoke to a couple of folks at the white house and they are angry at s&p. i mean, it is -- it's quite obvious. they think in the administration that s&p did this to make a name for itself, to get itself in the headlines. you hear terms like getting their 15 minutes of fame. it's a vanity walk. we will bring these two guys in and say what does it mean, and what do you think is behind it. what does it mean to you and me and the markets, and that kind of thing. we also talked to california governor, jerry brown, because he has a state hard to wrestle to the ground, and we'll get his perspective on washington that is really interesting, and we will talk about the cyber space attacks and the idea that you china, perhaps, has been hacking into u.s. government systems as well as into the big systems of co
FOX
Aug 7, 2011 6:00pm EDT
finishes at one over for the tournament after missing the last three months. but it was steve williams who ends up the winner. on the bag for adam scott, a bogey free 17 under. adam scott is a four-shot winner over ricky fowler and luke donald. >> adam scott, huh? >> that has to be weird for tiger. >>> if you are afraid of heights you may want to close your eyes. talk about a close call for a chinese tight rope walker, he nearly fell attempting to cross a wire suspended more than 400 feet above the ground. the stunt was carried out between the two hot air balloons. then about halfway across a strong air current forced him to lose his balance. you saw what happened. he slipped but hung on by wrapping his arms and legs around the wire then pulled himself back on the line. this is unbelievable. here he is walking, slips, catches himself. he survives this. he eventually finishes the journey and gets back on the ground. that's it for 6:00. we are back at 10:00 and news edge at 11:00. 
NBC
Aug 6, 2011 11:00pm PDT
less lonely girl. at least steve jobs sounds familiar. were they real? did they know they had been bought. not one responded. a look at their profiles reveals my followers look like robots more than spammers than real life people that care about me and my every tweet and after a few weeks it sh rank, 100 purchased followers quit following me and when i contacted the site they said they couldn't give better service because i didn't provide my pass word. and they subcontract canned it with a different site i had never heard of. buyer beware on many levels from the pass word security to what you are actually buying. inflated numbers may look good at first but like the real world, the best friends are the real ones not the ones you pay for. bay area news. >> the hacker group anonymous says it hacked some 70 law enforcement websites across the united states. dozens of sheriffs offices websites were unavailable or had been wiped clean of content. the group claims to have stolen and released data on 300 officers. last month month, the fbi arrested 16 people in california and other states
ABC
Aug 6, 2011 11:00pm PDT
cup. and the leader through three round is adam scott, whose caddie is steve williams, who tiring fired last month. was it john lennon who said, instant karma is going to get you? and there is your sports. will see you again tomorrow. >> alan: that concludes another broadcast of abc-7 news. thanks for joining us. captioned by closed captioning services inc. can i eat heart healthy without giving up taste? a man can only try... and try...and try. i heard eating wle grain oats can help lower my cholesterol. it's gonna be tough...so tough. my wife and i want to lowe our cholesterol, but finding healthy food that tastes good is torturous. your father is suffering. [ male announc ] honey nut cheerios tastes great and can help lower cholesterol. since time began. not anymore. ♪ fiber one is bringing brownies back. at 90 calories, the only thing between you and chocolaty brownies ♪ new fiber one 90 calorie brownies. in the granola bar aisle.
CBS
Aug 6, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: the chairman of the joint steves of chaff added, the best way to honor the soldiers' sacrifice is to keep fighting. >>> tonight, we have the names of three of the navy s.e.a.l.s killed when their chopper went down. tennessee native aaron carson. arkansas native john brown. and 25-year-old michael strange from philadelphia. the total number of american dead from operation enduring freedom in afghanistan now stands at 1679. more than 1300 of the dead come from combat. just in the past eight months, 297 of our forces have been killed in afghanistan. >>> for more on the u.s. helicopter downed by enemy fire, i'm joined by shawn naylor, senior writer for the army times. it's something you cover. what can you add to all of this? >> what we know is this was a force from a task force that is commanded by joint special operations command, which is the most elite special operations command that the u.s. military has. and the s.e.a.l.s were for the most part drawn from the naval special warfare development group, aka, seal team 6 from virginia. >> near norfolk. >> yes, near norfolk. there
ABC
Aug 6, 2011 6:00pm PDT
is fighting. the leader is adam scott who is caddied by steve williams, who tiger fired last month. scott has six birdies and has the lead by one shot. tiger remains optimistic. >> it's been a very long time, and it feels good to go out there today and hit balls in practice and feel nothing and walk around and pretty much do anything i want on the golf course. >> tiger's the veils continue. >> when we come back, celebrating the 100th birthday of a >> are you tired and listless. do you pop out at parties? >> alan: family, friends and fans are celebrating what would have been lou seal -- lucille ball's 100th birthday. ball's daughter says "i love lucy" still makes her laugh today. >> i laugh everytime. everytime they do the chocolate factory scene. >> alan: lucille ball was born hundred years ago today in jamestown new york. he diedin' 1989. it. >> they had a great supporting cast. it was a very funny show. >> alan: timeless comedy. that's it for us at 6:00. thanks for watching. we'll be back at 1:00. captioned by closed captioning services inc.
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2011 7:00am EDT
to blame for the s&p downgrade? you? caller: i have to agree with you steve and both democrats and republicans are to blame but particular peeved at republicans who are now coming out and claiming they're true conservatives and concerned about the deficit and they kept on saying debt doesn't matter and this was proved and on the business. they pursued policy where they spent and gave us this brutal accounting where we were of the impression that the depressions but five hundred billion. this one came understanding that the deficit is actually a little over or well over a trillion dollars. and you can't trust politicians. they are in the business of spending it's so embarrass together listen to them from day to day. i wasn't born in america i came from jamaica and i know what this is now taking hold of jamaica from the united states america in terms of the income disparity and what it's going to do to the country and we see that trying to divide the country. it's unfair. if you earn 8% of the wealth in the country you should pay 8% of the taxes it's ridiculous people that earn 20% o
CNN
Aug 7, 2011 7:00pm EDT
. cnn's education contributor steve perry sat down with the singer in tonight's "perry's principles." >> everyone believes that a kid should get a good education. but you have to put your money and your policy where your mouth is. but here's what that means. quality principals, quality teachers, quality superintendents that are accountable for actually delivering on their promises. and when you talk about accountability, then that means everybody's not going to be protected. in that situation. >> that's some loaded speech right there, man. >> the priority is to make sure that the kids have the opportunity to get a great education. >> now, you've gotten some flak from that. >> of course i've gotten flak from that. >> people are not really interested in hearing this singer out there telling them how to educate people. >> i get flak for that. and i'm not an educator, and i know that. ♪ i say this every time i talk about teachers, i truly respect what they do. and i don't envy the task that they have. and like i said, we need to hold this job in high esteem. but when you hold it in hi
PBS
Aug 7, 2011 10:00am PDT
effect on the poor as well. >> reporter: one remedy championed by steve forbes in his run for the presidencyn 1996 is a flat tax -- 17% across the board, scrapping the current complicated and loophole-laden irs code. the flat tax may have antecedents in the religious tradition of tithing, where each person gives the same percentage regardless of income. >> well, i think a flat tax would for sure be more efficient, and i think the strongest argument in favor of a flat tax is the efficiency. >> reporter: many economists, like harvard's greg mankiw, say the government should rely less on taxing income and more on a value-added tax on consumer goods, a form of flat tax found in much of europe. >> a consumption tax rather than an income tax. it doesn't tax savings. if i earn money and put it in the bank it doesn't get taxed until i take it out and spend it on something i buy. consumption is you're enjoying and also saving is a part of economic growth. if we exempt saving until later consumed it will promote economic growth. there's a strong case to be made for using consumption for the
FOX News
Aug 7, 2011 10:00am EDT
about the downgrade today and what needs to be done to get our economy back on track. steve centanni is live in washington. i know you are monitoring what they are saying this morning. a lot of finger-pointing, right? >> reporter: absolutely. one party blaming the other. a member of standard & poor's appeared and said no one party is to blame. >> this is really not about either political party. it is about the difficulty of all sides in finding a consensus around fiscal policy choices now and in the future. >> reporter: beers said congress and the white house are jointly responsible for our fiscal policy. >> jamie: i'm sure nobody in washington wants to deal with this. but it affects everybody the reputation and future not only of the president and the administration, but everybody in congress. how are they reacting this morning? defensive or optimistic that this is the right move for our future? >> reporter: as always, you have division on that. house budget committee chairman paul ryan agrees with beers, no one party is to blame. but says it is likely everyone will suffer
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2011 12:00pm EDT
many from steve of the hollywood conservative forum. he writes about "demonic": >> guest: i am so happy to hear that. thank you, mr. steve whatever his name -- i agree. i love those chapters. and what was interesting when i was writing about the friend of rev -- french revolution was that i have a lot of smart friends, certainly better educated -- i went to public schools -- and so many of them who can tell me detail about, you know, every king of england and russian czars and be what colonial america was like knew almost nothing about the french revolution. and i, therefore, concluded they're hiding it from us. it's a very important contrast, the french revolution, and the american revolution. in fact, i wanted to start with the french revolution chapters and, consistent coincidentally,y hollywood producer friends told me, no, he'd read some of the chapters for him. i can't thank him. i'm the only person who has to check with people so i don't ruin their careers. he said, no, you've got to start with the basics. i understand, you understand, but you need to get the basics out the
CBS
Aug 7, 2011 8:00am EDT
joel steve -- so good. joel stevens is ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> joel is here from staple to let you know what your kids may need this season. >> we have a line of hot products for back to school season. we have the biggest trends and biggest savings opportunities and ways to give. starting off, you guys talk about the trapper keeper earlier. i remember the plain notebook. all right? and now we have a new 3-d design of notebooks here. this is by the 3-d collection by carolina pads. they are 2.99. and we have 3-d dry erace board. >> wow! >> they are 3-d. you don't need glasses. you can mix it up a little bit. we have our staple products that we've kept creating and made a little better. we all carry the better binders and we added the glitter. and these are the most reliable binder that you can find. we also have -- any questions for me? >> i'm looking at these animals. what are these? >> these are a hot item. this is the thumb drive. they're 12.99. they are 4gbs. they're fantastic. >> this is also -- i remember getting like erasers that looked like animals, not flash drives. >> erase
FOX
Aug 7, 2011 9:00am EDT
? sam brownback and ron paul, tom finishers in the straul polls and steve forbes finished in the straw poll. it doesn't tell you who is out in the caucuses. >> chris: that's right. who wins the poll doesn't win the caucus and we are going to cover it still. susan. we have touched on this. one of the story lines in the debate is tim pawlenty versus michelle bachmann. they are counting on a strong showing and they appeal to tea partiers. what are you looking at those specifically. pawlenty is more organizationinized and been there long yer working harder. he could pull off a surprise first or second or third and steal the spotlight away from bachmann. she is newer at this and not as well organized. as well as in the polls she may fail more poorly. the iowa straw poll is about organization and getting people out. it will be the real fight here who is able to get people to the polls? people are looking at pawlenty as someone who can pull off the win because he worked hard exer got a good ground game. >> chris: if you think the caucus an organizational battle, the straw poll really, o
CW
Aug 6, 2011 9:00pm CDT
high definition brought to you by xfinity from the great folks at comcast for my partner steve stone this is the hawk so long everybody be sure to stay attuned to the wgn news. another good thing about geico is, they've got, like, real live people working there 24/7. so like say you need to report a claim, alright. a real person will be there to help you. then you can use geico.com to view photos of the damage, track your claim, print an estimate. you want an english muffin? they literally hand you a toasted muffin with butter and jam. (sigh) whaa. tasty. that's, that's a complete dramatization of course, but you get my point. vo: geico 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >> third is plenty of blame to go around, this is a problem that is a longtime in the making. >> the american credit rating has dropped for the first time in history and a man says that a hostile political environment was as much to blame as economics. bama downed helicopter lead to the deadliest day for american forces in afghanistan since fighting began 10 years ago and all indications ar
CNN
Aug 7, 2011 10:00am EDT
the union" i spoke with forbes chairman steve forbes and former obama adviser larry summer, who despite differences both agree they see politics in s&p's move. >> it is a political move and i think it's really -- it will sound strange for me to say it -- an outrageous move. the government can pay its debts. it's got the wherewithal to do it. in a larger sense about the economy, i think the u.s. economy is in a perilous state. this recovery has been the worst from a severe recession since the great depression. i'm surprised s&p would pay politics. >> s&p's track record has been terrible. as we've seen this weekend, its arithmetic is worse. there's nothing good to see about what they've done. s&p said to sell. warren buffett said to buy. that should tell you something. >> you can see my entire interview with summers and forbes at noon eastern here on cnn. >>> syrian troops have reportedly targeted the city of dara sore ray in an escalating crackdown on anti-government protesters. the arab leagued urged them to halt the violence. >>> four nato soldiers were killed in eastern and so
ABC
Aug 7, 2011 9:00am PDT
scott whose caddie is steve williams that tiger fired last month. and scott has a one-shot lead as he heads into the final round. >>> next at 9:30, california is supposed to be reducing prison overcrowding but is the state moving fast enough. gang concerns needs lo a new police program that is actually working. >>> pg&e officials were warned months ahead of time that san bruno pipeline exploded last september was good candidate for disaster. management group also predicted that the emergency response plan was an unacceptable risk. risk management group all predicted the calamity in san bruno and an accident would raise questions about what top executives should have known about as a rule are in bills in the natural gas system. the report urged pg&e to install more shut-off valves. the report warned the disaster would lead to international tarnishing of pg&e's image. >> the state of california is facing a deadline to reducing the prison population on orders from the supreme court. now it seems that governor brown to shift inmates to local jails cannot happen in time. >>> jerry brown si
FOX News
Aug 7, 2011 1:00pm PDT
fueling a new round of politics as usual. steve centani is live in washington. so the blame game in washington, what does the s&p say about that >> david beard says no one party is to blame of the down grading. >> this is not about either political party. it's about the difficulty of all sides in finding a consensus around fiscal policy choices. now and in the future. >> reporter: both congress and the white house are jointly responsible for our fiscal policy. >> heather: and how are are members of congress reacting? >> they agree no one party is to blame but it's likely everyone will suffer as a result. >>> that is very surprised of the downgrade, we saw it coming. we'll find out tomorrow what kind of spike in rates we're going to get. but obviously does it affect the federal government but it hurts people. >> reporter: ryan predicts interest rates on home loans and car loans will rise. he says because washington is not gotten the fiscal house in order. democrats disagree that month one party is to blame and they are not shy about naming who is responsible. >> it's a partial wake-u
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2011 6:30pm EDT
, and what i have learned, and i have learned a lot, and steve has been a big help on this, because he is a conservative, and he is for ethanol. i had a little primer course from him, talking about making it a product that can actually compete in the market. i in the sky said in just about as bad as i have seen in promoting their products "snl, it is a boondoggle. it is an energy consumer. it is this and that." that may have been true when i was running against a loss of these back in the 1990's, but it is not true anymore, and so, i have stood up and said, i feel like i'm at an aa meeting. "i am rick santorum." i did because they did not make economic sense, but to the credit of the industry, they have done a lot to improve the efficiency and technology with ethanol. i knew i was on the right track what i said it was viable and al gore came out and said it was not. we are probably heading down the right path, and, in fact, i think it does have a role in the energy mix, but what i have said to them, which is what i have said to the oil and gas, be going to treat them all equally. it sh
FOX News
Aug 7, 2011 11:00am PDT
straw polls in the past. sam brown beck, tom tancredo and ran paul. steve forbes finished in the straw poll in 1999. >> chris: the person who wins the straw poll often doesn't win the caucus and the person who wins the caucus recently hasn't won the nomination but we are still going to cover it. one of the big story lines clearly in the debate and straw poll is tim pawlenty versus michele bachmann. both counting on a strong showing in ames. both apeople to tee parties and social conservatives. >> pawlenty probably has the better ground game. more organize and a great brass roots effort there. been there longer and working harder. he could pull off a surprise and kind of steal the spot light away from bachman. she is newer at this and not as well organized. as well as she is doing in the polls she may fare more poorly because the iowa straw poll is all about organization. it is about getting people out. idifficult to get people to coe to this thing and vote. that is the real fight here, who is better able to get people to the polls. at this point people are looking at pawlenty as
ABC
Aug 7, 2011 5:00am PDT
scott, who caddie is steve williams, who tiger fired last month. talk about instant karma. we will get you. and they head into the final round today at the bridgestone. >>> next, california's spending practices under fire. why the state is playing hundreds of thousands of dollars to spend their prison guards to las vegas. despite the negative economic reports, one east bay city is defying the odds. we will >> two months before last month's gas explosion in san bruno the risk management group predicted with chilling accuracy their response created a significant risk. the risk management group all but predicted the calamity in san bruno even saying it would raise questions about what they should have known about the natural gas distribution system. the report urged pg&e to have nor automatic shut off valves. they also said it would lead to an international tarnishing of pg&e's image. hard to believe california will pay hundreds ever thousands of dollars to send prison guards to las vegas. we explain the deal to cover their annual union convention. >> hundreds of california prison guards
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2011 12:00am EDT
are the ones like steve jobs to encourages innovation but the army and marine corps are quite too innovative. i don't know how, but the culture does value that. it starts at the top. whoever creates the atmosphere that allows people to step outside their role. if it is the wrong person at the top nobody raises their hand to do anything. >> [inaudible] talk about has the moral values of that nature. and unfortunately although we may be card carrying values for us to define what honor is. but in knowing what it is to save something for ourselves but across pollinating is helpful so to speak but the coach from ohio state, but two. [laughter] [inaudible] but we need to have those conversations among ourselves and even though we may come from different places but have the atheist agnostics and religion perspective, i am not squared away with bad guy up above the pact calls from other soldiers when the rubber hits the road and you are ready to the, one mco who is an atheist he has the army values to follow. >> could you elaborate with your steadies of values and "the warrior ethos." i a
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